Wildfire is a wooden roller coaster at Kolmarden Wildlife Park located in Braviken, Sweden. Manufactured by Rocky Mountain Construction, the roller coaster is the fastest wooden coaster in Europe, and second tallest wooden coaster in the world. Wildfire offers a world-beating combination of three inversions, a near-vertical free fall angle of 83 degrees and a top speed of 113 km/h.
Height: 57 m (187 ft)
Drop: 49 m (161 ft)
Length: 1,300 m (4,300 ft)
Speed: 113 km/h (70 mph)
Opening date: June 28, 2016
Cost: SEK 110 million
Tags: braviken, Coaster, europe, fastest, kolmarden, mountain construction, roller coaster, Sweden, Wildfire, Wooden, wooden coaster
Wind tunnel test wooden copy of Buran (BTS-02) space shuttle scale 1:3 is at the far corner of Zhukovsky airfield. It no longer exists. destroyed. The Buran was a test vehicle in the Buran program. It was constructed in 1984, and was used for 25 test flights between 1985 and 1988 before being retired.
credit: Aleksander Markin
Tags: Aircraft, BTS-02, buran, Buran aerodynamic analogue, Russia, shuttle, Soviet, Soviet Union, Space, Space Shuttle, Union, Wooden, Zhukovsky